arctic fulmar
Fulmar Ful"mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well-known species are the {arctic fulmar} ({Fulmarus glacialis}) (called also {fulmar petrel}, {malduck}, and {mollemock}), and the giant fulmar ({Ossifraga gigantea}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Fulmar — Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the {arctic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fulmar petrel — Fulmar Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fulmar — [fool′mər] n. [ON < fūll, foul, unpleasant + mār, sea gull] any of various tubenose birds (family Procellariidae); esp., a gray sea bird (Fulmarus glacialis) common in arctic regions …   English World dictionary

  • fulmar — /fool meuhr/, n. any of certain oceanic birds of the petrel family, esp. Fulmarus glacialis, a gull like Arctic species. [1690 1700; orig. dial. (Hebrides) < Icel ful stinking, FOUL + mar gull (with reference to its stench)] * * * Any of several… …   Universalium

  • arctic — arctically, adv. /ahrk tik/ or, esp. for 7, /ahr tik/, adj. 1. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region. 2. coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind. 3. characteristic of the… …   Universalium

  • Arctic Cordillera — Geobox | Range name=Arctic Cordillera other name=Arctic Rockies image size=275 image caption=Baffin Mountains at the northern end of Auyuittuq National Park country=Canada region=Labrador region1=Baffin Island region2=Devon Island… …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Fulmar — Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Fulmarus glacialis — Fulmar Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malduck — Fulmar Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mollemock — Fulmar Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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